Digging Up Bones: The Excavation, Treatment and Study of Human Skeletal Remains. Front Cover. Don R. Brothwell. British Museum, – Anthropometry. Digging Up Bones: The Excavation, Treatment and Study of Human Skeletal Remains. Front Cover. Don R. Brothwell. British Museum, – Anthropology. Digging up bones: the excavation, treatment and study of human skeletal remains. Front Cover. Don R. Brothwell, British Museum (Natural History). Printed by.
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Digging Up Bones
If you are looking for a well written, easy read, up to date overview of the analysis of skeletal material in an ul context, this isn’t that book either. Sharon rated it really liked it Oct 08, Sarah rated it really liked it Nov 03, Central Asians under Russian Rule. Cornell University Press- Social Science – pages.
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To ask other readers questions about Digging Up Bonesplease sign up. Inferences regarding length of life, nutritional standards, digying and origin of injuries can all be made in bones that are thousands of years old.
diggung Open Preview See a Problem? Alright, the book was first published back in and although revised roughly every ten years up through the ‘s still contains references to works as far back as ! Books by Don Brothwell. The only “problem” I had with this book was that the author used specialized terminology right from the start and he continued with that vocabulary throughout the book.
No, this one reads like a long scientific paper containing numerous citations to bknes references in I don’t know of an archaeologist who doesn’t have this one on their digying or has not come across it at some point in their careers.
On the other hand, the basic terminology for bone description hasn’t changed and the same techniques for measuring bones are still in use. These remains provide vital clues to unraveling man’s antiquity—their position and location, relation to other remains, brothwrll of preservation and “medical” condition all provide important information on ancient man and his living environment.
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Digging Up Bones
Bobes Comment Print this page. Perhaps some background knowledge in anatomy doesn’t hurt. Return to Book Page. The purpose of this book is to describe the many techniques now available for the proper excavation, preparation and analysis of human skeletal remains, so that the most effective use can be made of them. Despite the title of the book being “Digging Up Bones”, there was actually very little in here about the digging part.
Jul 22, Lourdes rated it really liked it. I don’t know of an archaeologist who doesn’t have this one on their brorhwell or has not come across it at some point in their careers.
Digging Up Bones by Don Brothwell
Refresh and try again. Agneis rated it it was amazing Feb 23, Melissa rated it liked it Jun 08, Digging Up Bones Don R. Chris rated it it was amazing Jan 11, Joss rated it it was ok Aug 17, I recommend William Bass’s manuals instead. That’s understandable, given the subject, but for beginners such as myself it can brothell a bit too much to search for so many words in a dictionary aka Google.
Digging Up Bones by Don Brothwell. All that being said the book is worth the time for anyone, particularly amateur archaeologists and undergrads, interested in or needing a basic background and overview in just how human bones, excavated as part of an archaeological dig, are named, described, and measured.
Nyein Nyein rated it really liked it Jul 18, The third edition of the book, the one that I’ve read, was digving in An interesting example of this method was offered by John Doe Doe, and further expanded upon by Moe, Larry, and Curly in their digginf work on the subject Cock-a-doodle Dumbbell, digging Popular passages Page – Vol. He goes into great detail and far away from the main bones, making it hard to follow sometimes.
Shirli rated it really liked it May 09, A P Scotter rated it it was amazing Dec 26, I find, it is the book I go back to for in-depth, easy reading on the subject. Every year hundreds of human skeletal remains are brought to the surface by engineering works, quarrying or planned archaeological exploration.
Every year hundreds of human skeletal remains are brought to the surface by engineering works, quarrying or planned archaeological exploration. Apr 24, Maggie rated it it was amazing Shelves: However, many of these features are open to interpretation and the information gained is only as good as the records and analysis made at that time.
Want to Read Dibging Reading Read. The brothwel of this book is to describe the many techniques now available for the proper excavation, preparation and analysis of human skeletal remains, so that the most effective use can be made of them.
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